Monday, February 20, 2012

Ultimate Spider-man commission colored

Colored by Tom Chu

The Ray # 3 preview

courtesy of DC comics

They wanted the best...They got the best!

(Not final art, only a sample)

As announced on KISSONLINE and the official Kiss Facebook page Am indeed involved with the new KISS comic book being produced by IDW publishing. It's being written by Chris Ryall and drawn by myself. More details soon as I can reveal them.

Monday, February 13, 2012

The Ray Covers in Black and White

With issue # Shipping on Wednesday the 22nd, (I'll be working and flying to london for the London Super Comic con, I thought I'd present the original pencils and inks for the Ray covers.

As you can see i did a lot of cover sketches for each issue.
You'll notice a different hair line for the original pencils for issue 1's cover. DC decided they wanted the more"bald" look after the fact and I obliged. 

I played with the sizing to get the effect right for the cover for issue # 3.

All the covers were inked traditionally with brush and pen. As tight as the pencils are there's a level of solidity required for the digital treatment and I dont have a Cintiq yet. I will be experimenting in the near future with Digital inking.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Person of Interest

One of the advantages of being freelance is being able to juggle multiple jobs at once. One such job was a sketch that appeared on last night's episode of the TV series "Person of interest" on CBS.
The synopsis:

In the Night

Reese (Jim Caviezel, left) is on the case when The Machine identifies Darren (Astro, right), a teenager whose brother was just murdered, as the next POI. Meanwhile, Finch is growing concerned that the son of his former business partner is dangerously close to finding out about The Machine, on PERSON OF INTEREST. Photo: John P. Filo/CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved
Darren, a budding artist and comic book fan, had a prop notebook of sketches and the above sketch was used as the final "hero shot" in the episode.

About Me

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One of the most popular and prolific pencillers in the comic book industry, Jamal Igle is an award winning artist and writer. Best known for his run on Supergirl with writer Sterling Gates, Jamal has been a professional jack of all trades for nearly 20 years, drawing every title from Action Comics to Zatanna for DC Comics. A former comics retailer, Editor for several small press companies including TV Comics, Airwave Comics and Destination Entertainment. Former Junior Art Director and Marketing rep in the Advertising and publishing arenas. Jamal's clients include Marvel Comics, image Comics, Dark Angel productions/ Simmons and Company, Devil's Due Studios, Crusade Entertainment, Walt Disney inc., Sony Television, CBS Television and Scholastic Entertainment. Jamal has also worked as a conceptional artist for the Toy and gaming industries as well as film and television. Jamal is married to his beautiful, and much smarter wife Karine.They're also the proud parents of an extremely cute child named Catherine and a Cat named Loustique